A Central Exchange Member Benefit

As a Central Exchange Member or Corporate Partner, you are able to experience one of many benefits with the CX/Bloch School of Management business partnership with receiving complimentary seats to UMKC’s Bloch Executive Education Seminars.  These 2-day virtual seminars build business acumen and leadership skills in a workshop environment where you can test assumptions and realize outcomes with peers.

Upcoming Executive Education Seminars

Register for your free seat by filling out the form below.
For more information about each seminar, click on the individual titles.

OCTOBER 6-7, 2021
HARNESSING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE FOR LEADERSHIP SUCCESS

What makes a great leader? Research shows that high Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is the key. More than 90% of top performing leaders possess high EQ. Meanwhile, just 20% of bottom performers possess high EQ. The good news is that EQ skills can be developed throughout our careers. The Emotional Intelligence of a leader plays a significant part in team and individual success.

OCTOBER 20-21, 2021
USING AND UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

From accruals to write-offs, receivables and payables, learn the concepts, tools, and techniques that can help make decisions pay off both on the job and on the bottom line. Gain a greater confidence and a working knowledge of the key business financials statements. Learn how to “think finance” and translate performance in financial terms.

NOVEMBER 11-12, 2021
TIME AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT: BREAKING BARRIERS TO PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS

Managing our time and energy is incredibly challenging given the myriad roles that we fulfill inside and outside of our professional lives. During this interactive session, you will learn how to maximize your performance by changing your relationship to time, acquiring scientifically-informed strategies for optimizing functioning, improving stress management skills, and combining the new knowledge and skills with renewed energy to better meet the demands of intense workplaces.

NOVEMBER 18-19, 2021
BUDGETING

Being responsible for budgeting means you’re playing a vital role in your organization’s future. Your budget enables you to pinpoint critical variables that impact profit so your company can successfully pursue business goals and create value. Learn how to work with, develop, and present budgets aligned with business strategic goals.

DECEMBER 8-9, 2021
COMMUNICATING FINANCIAL GOALS

Ideas that require firm resources also require evidence that benefits outweigh the costs. This workshop will utilize real-world cases to provide you with the opportunity to apply key communication strategies to move your ideas forward. This is an opportunity to develop your ability to interact with internal and external audiences with a focus on financial implications of strategic decisions.

DECEMBER 15-16, 2021
COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP

Collaborative leadership is about uniting and motivating people towards a shared purpose. This can be difficult because of personalities, personal agendas, misaligned goals, and the lack of collaboration skills. However, with the skills and knowledge to be a collaborative leader, you can overcome these challenges and inspire people towards shared outcomes, unified relationships, and taking responsibility to follow through with commitments.

JANUARY 18-19, 2022
PERFECTING THE PRESENTATION: HOW TO DEVELOP AND DELIVER MESSAGES THAT INSPIRE ACTION

Whether you are having an informal conversation with your peers, speaking with your boss in a 1-1 setting, or delivering a formal presentation to a client, you are constantly being evaluated on how well you communicate. Numerous studies show that those who are able to clearly and succinctly articulate facts and points of view often enjoy greater professional success. Furthermore, those who develop effective communication and presentation skills tend to be those who truly lead others toward meaningful action.

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